Today we wish to discuss the best varicose vein treatment steps to our fellow community members in Ohio, to achieve great legs this summer. Treatment of varicose veins, starts with compression socks believe it or not. Did you know that typically the majority of insurance companies have a six-week to three-month compression stocking requirement before…

Smoking… Not only increases the risk of heart disease, stroke, lung cancer, lung disease and peripheral vascular disease, it specifically increases the risk of Covid19 infection, watch this video today to learn more. “As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to rise, we have seen more severe symptoms among those with underlying health concerns,”…

Dr. Lawrence Schmetterer MD FACS Thoracic & Vascular Surgery shares his perspective of life in a community hospital during this unprecedented time. ABOUT SCHMETTERER M.D. Lawrence Schmetterer, M.D., F.A.C.S. is one of the top and most trusted vascular surgeons in Youngstown and Warren, Ohio. He’s been practicing medicine for over 34-years and sees patients in Youngstown,…

Dr. Lawrence Schmetterer MD FACS Thoracic & Vascular Surgery discusses a procedure used to restore blood flow to the lower leg called a “FemPop” bypass. He talks about when a doctor may decide this is the next best option when all endovascular techniques are exhausted. He also shares what questions to ask your doctor before…

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